South African Gravel Championships 2023


Cycling South Africa Announces SA Gravel Championships in Conjunction with Harvard House GoGravel Midlands

Cycling South Africa is thrilled to announce the highly anticipated SA Gravel Championships, set to take place in conjunction with the Harvard House GoGravel Midlands event on the 13th of August in Karkloof, KwaZulu-Natal. This premier event will bring together avid cyclists and gravel enthusiasts from across the country to compete for the prestigious title of SA Gravel Champion 2023.

The SA Gravel Championships have become a highlight on the South African cycling calendar, showcasing the rapidly growing popularity of gravel racing. As the discipline continues to gain momentum, Cycling South Africa is proud to support and organize this thrilling event, which promises to provide an exhilarating and challenging experience for participants of all skill levels. Riders nineteen and older will be allowed to participate for the South African National Title in the hundred- and forty-Kilometre event.

Partnering with Harvard House GoGravel Midlands, an esteemed organizer of gravel events, Cycling South Africa aims to create an unparalleled gravel racing experience. The beautiful and rugged terrain of Karkloof, KwaZulu-Natal, will serve as the perfect backdrop for this exciting championship. Participants can expect a meticulously designed course that will test their endurance, technical skills, and strategic prowess.

“We are thrilled to host the SA Gravel Championships in collaboration with Harvard House GoGravel Midlands,” said Paola Damilano, MTB Director at Cycling South Africa. “Gravel racing has seen an incredible surge in popularity, and we are excited to provide an opportunity for riders to showcase their abilities and compete for the coveted SA Gravel Champion title.”

As part of the Harvard House GoGravel Midlands event, participants can also enjoy a vibrant festival atmosphere, with food vendors, and opportunities to connect with fellow cycling enthusiasts. Spectators are invited to join in the excitement and cheer on the competitors as they push their limits on the challenging gravel course.

Entries for the Harvard House GoGravel Midlands are officially Open. For more information and to secure your spot, please visit

Cycling South Africa and Harvards House GoGravel Midlands are committed to upholding the highest standards of safety and event organization. All necessary precautions will be taken to ensure the well-being and enjoyment of participants and attendees.

Cycling South Africa is the governing body for cycling in South Africa. Committed to promoting and developing the sport, Cycling South Africa organizes and sanctions a wide range of events, from road races to mountain biking and gravel racing. With a focus on inclusivity and excellence, the organization plays a vital role in growing the cycling community in South Africa.

GoGravel Midlands is a leading organizer of gravel cycling events in South Africa. With a passion for adventure and exploration, GoGravel Midlands designs challenging courses that showcase the natural beauty and diverse terrain of the country. Their events provide participants with unforgettable experiences, combining the thrill of racing with a vibrant festival atmosphere.




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